Magill, Eric Lindsay (Corporal, b.1893 - d.1915)

Unit 7th Australian Light Horse Regiment
Place Middle East: Ottoman Empire, Turkey, Dardanelles, Gallipoli
Accession Number 2DRL/0212
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm.
Object type Diary
Maker Magill, Eric Lindsay
Place made Australia: Victoria, Melbourne
Date made 1931
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/1545
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copyright

Item copyright: Copyright expired - public domain

Public Domain Mark This item is in the Public Domain

Copying Provisions Copying permitted subject to physical condition
Description

Collection relating to the service of 474 Corporal Eric Lindsay Magill, 7 Light Horse Regiment, AIF, Gallipoli, 1915. Collection consists of a typescript copy of a diary kept by Corporal Magill between 18 May 1915 and 10 October 1915. Copy made by Australian War Memorial in 1931. Location of original diary unknown.

History / Summary

Biographical note: 474 Corporal Eric Lindsay, 7 Light Horse Regiment, AIF; farmer; of Bogan Gate, NSW; born Naradjuha, Victoria; educated at Tooau East State School; joined the AIF on 1 October 1914; died on 20 October 1915, at St. Elmo's Hospital, Malta, of wounds received at Gallipoli, aged 22 years, 6 months.